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  • Ebola visa ban carries unresolved questions, experts say

    To suspend visas for people from Ebola-afflicted West African countries, the Obama administration would turn to a provision in immigration law that has never been used to bar travel from an entire country and would bring a long set of legal questions that...
  • Ebola fears spur travel bans in Latin America, Caribbean

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- With fear growing over the spread of the world's worst Ebola outbreak, several Latin America health ministers will meet in Havana, Cuba, on Monday to agree on joint measures to confront the deadly virus. The meeting by ministers of...
  • It's crazy, but Congress taxes our patience -- again

    Call me crazy, but once again, Congress taxes our patience. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Which means one thing: I am positively certifiable. The reason? I trusted Congress. Again....
  • Obama unveils his Ebola response

    WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
  • Terrorism at mall shows how common concern unites us

    War! Imagine that you're on the front line in battle. Bombs exploding, bullets whizzing past your ear. The soldier next to you is slowly bleeding to death. Worse yet, you've run out of ammunition. Correction — you never had any ammo to begin with....
  • As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows

    As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows
    With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus. As though...
  • Ghana's main opposition party elects Akufo-Addo as 2016 candidate

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's main opposition New Patriotic Party voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to retain Nana Akufo-Addo as its leader for the 2016 election, setting up a rematch of the last poll when he lost narrowly to President John Mahama. The...
  • Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us

    Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us
    Americans are living under a dire threat that could quickly escalate into a national emergency. No, not Ebola or the Islamic State but the hugely overhyped fear of them. The public resembles one of those cartoon elephants perched on a chair in trembling...
  • State elections in India give boost to Modi

    India’s governing Hindu nationalist party was declared the winner Sunday in two state assembly elections, giving a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic reform agenda. The strong showing by the conservative Bharatiya Janata...
  • Readers illuminate black lights, Depression reunion, Trail's past

    A dip into the Flashback mailbag finds letters about the Orlando Youth Center, the 1935 Labor Day hurricane (and some good that came from it for one Orlando family), and the mom-and-pop motel days of the Orange Blossom Trail. Hanging out at the Hut "I...
  • VA 'Choice Card': Uncertainties swirl as deadline nears

    Congress last August gave the Department of Veteran Affairs 90 days to issue medical "Choice Cards" to 9.1 million veterans enrolled in VA care. The tight deadline of Nov. 5 won't be met, say representatives of major veteran organizations who attend...